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Courtyard Retaining Wall with Dovecote and Attached Outbuildings Adjoining Ford House to North-East

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7196 / 52°43'10"N

Longitude: -2.8707 / 2°52'14"W

OS Eastings: 341286

OS Northings: 313910

OS Grid: SJ412139

Mapcode National: GBR BC.1PYC

Mapcode Global: WH8BK.WW6X

Plus Code: 9C4VP49H+VP

Entry Name: Courtyard Retaining Wall with Dovecote and Attached Outbuildings Adjoining Ford House to North-East

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055221

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258965

ID on this website: 101055221

Location: Ford, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ford

Built-Up Area: Ford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SJ 4013-4113 FORD C.P. FORD

13/60 Courtyard retaining wall
- with dovecote and
attached outbuildings
adjoining Ford House
to north-east


Courtyard retaining wall and probable former dovecote with attached
outbuildings. Early C18. Red brick wall with high stepped plinth to south-east
side and chamfered red sandstone coping; approximately 26 metres long and
2 metres high; blocked segmental-headed doorway adjacent to house. Probable
dovecote incorporated in wall approximately 2/3 of the way along its
length: red brick with pyramidal slate roof; 2 storeys; high stepped plinth
to south-east, and dentil brick eaves cornice; north-west front: first-floor
louvred square opening with segmental relieving arch and ground-floor
segmental-headed boarded door off-centre to left; small low wing projecting
at left with stone-coped parapeted gable and segmental-headed boarded
loft door to front; right-hand return front of dovecote with segmental-
headed boarded loft door and pair of low segmental-headed ground-floor
doorways with flanking small square openings, one to left with stone
ledge, and pair of small segmental-headed openings above. Lean-to outbuilding
adjoining dovecote to north-east with lean-to corrugated iron roof, and
2 windows and door to front. Interior of dovecote not inspected. The
dovecote and retaining wall form one side of a service courtyard to the
north-west of Ford House (qv). V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.226.

Listing NGR: SJ4128613910

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